Thursday Evening Sports Update

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RACING

Day four of the Cheltenham Festival is due to go ahead as planned with no spectator ban.

Milan Native’s victory in the Amateur Riders’ Handicap chase completed a treble for trainer Gordon Elliott today.

Sire du Berlais (pr: Bare-lay) claimed the Pertemps, and Samcro won the Marsh Novices’ Chase.

The Ryanair Chase was won by the Willie Mullins-trained Min.

While 50-to-1 outside Lisnagar Oscar won the Stayers’ Hurdle.

Apples Jade was retired after an eighth place finish that race.

The 8-year old won 11 grade ones in her career.

SOCCER

Manchester United have just kicked off away to L-A-S-K in the Europa League.

Rangers host Bayer Leverkusen at 8, while Wolves are away to Olympiakos.

GOLF

Graeme McDowell’s opened his Players Championship account with a 4-under par round of 68.

Rory McIlroy’s just teed off, while Shane Lowry goes out shortly.

Hideki Matsuyama leads on 9-under par.